8/11/2014

Map Nite Stand

What do you do when...


You buy the ugliest table

At a garage sale


And get it home and


R-E-G-R-E-T        I-T-!

YOU MAKE THE BEST OF IT...



It was covered in paint runs and cracked and even candle wax. What it had good going for it was that it's solid pine (so real wood) and a cute size. I had already taken the door off before the picture.
I simply did what I could...cleaned it up, glued it back together and painted it blue gray. Deciding along the way to do something different with the top and door front behind the glass.
The maps came in handy and it sold quickly! It's one piece that I am glad to see go! You know the kind...The ones your heart is not in and you just want it over with, and you asked why? Why did I buy this again?
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22 comments:

  1. What a cute little table! Great idea with the map!

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  2. Love the idea with the maps, such a fun way to transform a table.....

    Smiles~
    Mari

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  3. I've become a real map-lover so this is right up my alley! What a great transformation!
    xo Kathleen

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  4. This came out so well! I love old maps, and this came out so well,
    Marie @ In Our Happy Place

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  5. I love the cabinet so unique thanks for sharing visiting from show and share have a great week

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  6. I have covered a few pieces in maps and it brings new life to them - this came out great!!

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  7. Hi Terri! Thanks for sharing this terrific idea! I looove it!
    Hope you have an awesome week!
    Hugs from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  8. Thanks for linking up--I just shared on Facebook!

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  9. This is a great idea to recycle a piece of furniture.

    http://fairiesmarket.blogspot.com/

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  10. Its definately not the ugliest now! Looks great I love the use of the maps :)

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  11. It turned out great. I think the map is made it even more special.

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  12. I love the map on it - what a great idea -
    Not surprised it sold quickly at all - the map makes it such a versatile piece - fantastic job!
    Hugs,
    Suzan

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  13. So cute! I love the use of maps.

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  14. Such a good idea. My daughter did a desk with a map of middle earth for her husband as a gift and calls it his Lord of the Rings desk. It was amazing. I'm not surprised yours sold!

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  15. Turned out really nice Terry. Love the maps on it. Give yourself A+ for a job well done.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

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  16. Cute. Thanks so much for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

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  17. I think it turned out very nicely! Congrats on the quick sale, too. Thanks for sharing with Revisionary Life Thrifty Life Thursday.

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  18. Terry, this stand is so adorable. I love the use of the map on it. Thanks for sharing at Project Pin-it!

    xoxo
    Denyse

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  19. HI there! congrats on the feature at Glitter Glue and Paint!!! I really like how you made something blah into something fab!! :)
    Can I ask you: how did you get the map on there without it wrinkling up on you....??? That seems to be a challenge for me.... :(

    xox, Crystelle

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